Health

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Ground-breaking Huddersfield-developed ‘medical cooling device’

Paralympian Antony Cotterill – who is unable to regulate his own body temperature – will be using a pioneering medical cooling device incorporating a bespoke cooling vest - in Tokyo to stop his body reaching dangerously high temperatures. Huddersfield based Antony broke his neck after falling into a shallow swimming pool in

Leeds City College tackles gender imbalance

The School of Health Science and Social Care at Leeds City College is striving to bridge the gender gap for enrolments on its courses, by promoting a male football team. Formed in March, The Evergreen Boys was set up by the department in a bid to encourage more male students

What you should think about doing before and after working out

There are a range of different points to consider for before and after a workout. If you don’t set yourself up right, you won’t get the best performance or recovery possible. Why it’s important to prep Before you even think about working out, you need to prepare

Mental health duo launch clinic for film and TV industry

Two mental health professionals have joined together to launch a new psychological care clinic dedicated to providing psychological duty of care support to the Film and TV industry. Founded by Psychologist and psychotherapist Charlotte Armitage and Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Mo Qadri, Cast Care Clinic will provide pre-production, production, and post-production

A smartphone camera to help diabetic patients prevent kidney damage

A simple test developed by tech company Healthy.Io is helping thousands of people living with diabetes to identify the early signs of chronic kidney disease. The Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) has been working with Healthy.Io to support the roll-out of Minuteful kidney, a smartphone-based

Nine thousand hearts benefit from defib donations

The West Yorkshire village of Riddlesden has been given a lifeline with the donation of a defibrillator which has been installed at Airedale Cricket Club. It is the fourth defibrillator donated by Cross Hills-based Airedale Chemical in their local community in the last three years meaning that around 9,000

Health and wellbeing hub set to open

A former GP’s surgery in the heart of the popular North Leeds suburb of Adel has been transformed into a state-of-the-art health and wellbeing hub, where individual practitioners can work, following a £200,000 investment. A new fitness studio is also set to open on the site later this